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    California Dreaming

    There is no doubt that California offers a plethora of outstanding daily living advantages. The temperate warm weather and cool breezes at night make it easy to enjoy yourself day and night all year round. Because…

    November 3, 2016
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    Wine and Dine

      Wine with dinner can truly enhance a meal. My trip to Napa Valley was extraordinary and taught me the importance of understanding how and why the balance of blending, flavors, temperature and region…

    October 25, 2016
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    NEXT Before/After Transformations

        At NEXT, I am constantly surprised by how much furniture our apartments hold! Empty spaces in apartments and homes can seem small and daunting. Time and time again we transform these spaces to…

    October 12, 2016
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    What’s Happening in Washington?

    Washington D.C. remains a top vacation city due to not only being our Nation’s Capital, but by being a great live, work, play, eat and shop city! I love to walk outside. You too…

    September 30, 2016
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    Falling in Love

    School starts and the holiday season is just around the corner. We become more grateful for our lives and we remember our wonderful summer highlights. We cherish big hugs as the routine of school,…

    September 21, 2016
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    Man’s Best Friend

    Usually when we open a new building, most articles are written about the neighborhood or the units themselves. NEXT Apartments in Chicago opened September 1st and our leasing trailer this summer leased our first 50…

    September 9, 2016
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    All in the Details

    One of the most gratifying moments of being a developer is seeing the before and after results in our apartments. Whether you’re a developer or doing some remodeling at your own home, take some tips from…

    August 31, 2016
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    Randy has Candy!

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATIE! Yes…I have a weak spot. Actually I have many, however, candy and chocolate in particular have a special place in my heart. BUTTERCRISPS! As a little girl, a big weekend highlight…

    July 27, 2016
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    Summer Fashion Fun

    Believe it or not, I’m still wearing my jeans and button down shirts from my fall post! I guess that either makes me a classic dresser or…a really busy girl. But when it comes…

    July 11, 2016
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    Where will your NEXT home be?

    15 years ago, when I first started doing business in Los Angeles, I lived at the Peninsula Hotel. I loved the staff service, amenities and our driver Max. The manager had my bedding monogrammed and…

    June 30, 2016